fishkill
a die off of fishes within a relatively short period due to the onset of man-caused or, more rarely, natural factors, e.g. pesticide related mortalities, red tides, drought. See also winterkill and summerkill

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Fishkill — Fishkill, 1) Städtischer Bezirk mit Postamt (Post township) in der Grafschaft Dutcheß des Staates New York am Hudson River, Newburg gegenüber, von der Hudson Eisenbahn durchschnitten; 10,000 Ew.; 2) Postort darin am Fishkill Creek, 3 Kirchen,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Fishkill — Fishkill, NY U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 1735 Housing Units (2000): 1011 Land area (2000): 0.876811 sq. miles (2.270929 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.876811 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Fishkill — Original name in latin Fishkill Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/New York longitude 41.53565 latitude 73.89903 altitude 71 Population 2171 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • fishkill — /fish kil /, n. the sudden destruction of large quantities of fish, as by pollution. Also, fish kill. [1960 65; FISH + KILL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • fishkill — fish′kill or fish′ kill n. ecl the sudden destruction of large quantities of fish, as by pollution • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • fishkill — /fish kil /, n. the sudden destruction of large quantities of fish, as by pollution. Also, fish kill. [1960 65; FISH + KILL1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fishkill Correctional Facility — is a medium security prison in New York, USA. The prison is located in both the Town of Fishkill and the City of Beacon in Dutchess County. Fishkill was constructed in 1896. It began as the Matteawan State Hospital for the Criminally Insane.… …   Wikipedia

  • Fishkill Creek — (Tioronda) Fishkill Creek près de Brinckerhoff …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fishkill, NY — U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 1735 Housing Units (2000): 1011 Land area (2000): 0.876811 sq. miles (2.270929 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.876811 sq. miles (2.270929 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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